Games of the North American Indians: Games of skill
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 846

Games of the North American Indians: Games of skill

"Reprinted from the original 1907 edition published as the Twenty-fourth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1902-1903, Smithsonian Institution"--T.p. verso.

Games of the North American Indians: Games of chance
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 846

Games of the North American Indians: Games of chance

Games figured prominently in the myths of North American Indian tribes, and also in their ceremonies for bringing rain and fertility and combating misfortune. In his classic study, originally published in 1907 as a report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Stewart Culin divided the games played by Indian men and women into two general types. Volume 1 of this Bison Books edition takes up games of chance, involving guessing and throwing dice. Culin was able to show that the games of North American tribes were remarkably similar in method and purpose. He found that games using dice of various materials—wood, cane, bone, animal teeth, fruit stones—existed among 130 tribes belonging to 30 l...

Chinese Games with Dice and Dominoes
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 1

Chinese Games with Dice and Dominoes

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  • Published: 1895
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Chinese Games with Dice
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 21

Chinese Games with Dice

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1889
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The Gambling Games of the Chinese in America
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 17

The Gambling Games of the Chinese in America

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  • Published: 1891
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The Indians of Cuba
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 42

The Indians of Cuba

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Chess and Playing Cards
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 1

Chess and Playing Cards

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  • Published: 1898
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The Stewart Culin Papers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 36

The Stewart Culin Papers

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  • Published: 1985
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Games of the North American Indians
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 846

Games of the North American Indians

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Street Games of Boys in Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 17

Street Games of Boys in Brooklyn, N.Y.

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1891
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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